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studied religion. i am not into apocalypse. i do not know what will happen. i think just like four years ago where people got scared enough to do something, you can argue about whether we did the right thing, to save the system from collapse, we will save the system from collapse the next time, as well. the only way to fix the thing and not have these recurring problems is to do the things we are talking about. >> the catastrophe is certainly possible. my own view is that it is unlikely. it is possible, but i think the probability is pretty low. the greater probability is that unemployment remains at a fairly high level kind of like it is today, that economic growth remains at a slow rate like it is today, that living standards do not rise. it is not a nice scenario. frankly, i think it looks -- it could be improved on by some bold, big-picture action. >> i want to find out where you two are from and how you got to where you are. geoff colvin, where did you start in life? >> i was born in south dakota. a wonderful place. i still say i was incredibly lucky to have grown up where and when
, religion, sexual preference, something that goes to the very soul. you bought that? it is remarkable. >> do you still paint? >> not enough. it is one of the things i keep -- i have space to do it at home. i have all the materials to do it, but i am lacking the focus of being able to separate my work from my other life. that is one area in which i am weakest. >> if we saw you in your personal life, doing things that you enjoy more than anything else, what would we see? >> well, there are two kinds of instruments. there is the tortured kind, but there is no greater kick, i find, then writing something, and no greater torture at the same time. it would be writing something or drawing and painting. >> what can you tell us about your wife? where did you meet her? >> i met her when i was eager chief. i remember the day, july 4, 1968. cronkite and it betsy, water and a betsy cronkite were coming to london. i cannot remember why. i had been invited to read july 4 evening -- a july 4 evening. a friend of mine, the husband was american, the wife was british. the fellow -- walter had called and said,
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